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Meet The Team

We are always looking for new instructors that share our ethos and principles. Contact us for an informal chat.

Richard Butterworth

DVSA Approved Driving Instructor

RoSPA Gold Advanced Driver

Diamond Elite Advanced Driver

Diamond Examiner

DVSA Fleet Trainer

IAM Associate Member

ADI Part 1, 2 & 3 Trainer

Pete Madeley

Approved Driving Instructor

Tristan Smith

Approved Driving Instructor

ADI Part 2 Trainer

Anna Wood

Approved Driving Instructor

ADI Part 2 Trainer

Richard lives in Harberton, Totnes with his family. He is one of few drivers to hold what is regarded as the UK’s highest civilian advanced driving qualification - RoSPA Gold. On his most recent re-test in January 2019, he had no faults marked at all.

Richard is also a Diamond Elite Advanced Driver and an associate member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).

Richard is a Diamond Examiner for Diamond Advanced Driving and can conduct Taxi Tests, Fleet Tests, Advanced Tests and Elite Tests through www.advancedmotoring.co.uk

Richard is also a proven Driving Instructor Trainer and thrives on teaching the right candidates how to become safe and effective Approved Driving Instructors.

Richard takes driving instruction very seriously and has a calm and laid back approach. He is particularly great with pupils with varying degree’s of anxiety.

Richard uses a dual controlled 2018 Mini Cooper D as his instruction car.

Area’s Covered: Totnes, Harberton, Harbertonford, Blackawton. Halwell, Dartington, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, South Brent, East Allington, Avonwick, Bovey Tracey, Liverton, Ipplepen, Abbotskerswell, Broadhempston, Landscove, Denbury, Littlehempston, Staverton

And all areas very near the above locations.

Pete has been a driving instructor for over 10 years and prides himself on his laid back and calm approach to instruction and life in general.

Pete is a great music lover and plays guitar in his spare team and in a Joy Division tribute band.

He also has a passion for motorbikes and enjoys leisurely riding around on his bikes.

Pete also lives in Newton Abbot and he uses a dual controlled VW Polo D as his instruction car.

Area’s Covered: TQ12, Bishopsteignton, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Bovey Tracey.

Tristan lives in Kingskerswell with his wife and two sons. He is from a teaching back ground and recently left secondary education.

Tristan has a laid back and calm approach fits our approach very well. Tristan is great with students with varying levels of anxiety.

In his spare time, he enjoys various types of fishing and Diving.

Tristan uses a dual controlled 2020 Seat Ibiza as his instructor car.

Area’s Covered: TQ12, Parts of Torquay, Totnes, Dartington, Ashburton. Buckfastleigh

Anna is an experienced driving instructor with a great reputation who lives in Newton Abbot.

She has a calm and effective style of teaching.

Anna uses a 2017 Ford Fiesta as her instruction car.

Anna enjoys making crafty things in her spare time and she loves motorbikes.

Area’s covered: TQ12, TQ1, TQ2

Carl Osborne

Part 3 Trainee Driving Instructor

Carl lives in Teignmouth with his wife of 10 years and their dog Isla.

Carl has always enjoyed driving and enjoys camping all over the country. Carl is also a very keen fisherman and enjoys many hours sat on the bank fishing for Carp.

He would like to be able to offer his laid back approach and sense of humour to people wanting to learn to drive.

Carl thrives on creating a healthy environment for his students to learn to drive in so they too can go on and enjoy driving as much as he does.

Area’s covered: TQ14, TQ12, EX7

We want YOU to join our team!

Whether you’re a new Driving Instructor or an Experienced one….

If you’re thinking of becoming a Driving Instructor…

We want you to get in touch!

We don’t charge our Driving Instructors the earth to be part of our team and we don’t agree to tying you to a contract. We expect all of our driving instructors to be professional, thorough, presentable (no suits and shirts!!), Good at their job and MOST IMPORTANTLY - VERY LAID BACK! We think learning to drive must be a fun thing so it is important that you are laid back and enjoy some fun with your students and with the team.

For £160 a month, we will supply you with a branded headboard, access to Total Drive for you and your students, access to Theory Test Pro for your students, branded business cards, work in the area of your choice and access to all the team banter you can handle.

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